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Friends of Hartlebury Common
 Welcome to the website of Hartlebury Common Local Group
Hartlebury Common is situated on the edge of Stourport on Severn and is owned and managed by Worcestershire County Council. As a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) it is one of the few remaining examples of lowland heath in the county. There are many rare plants and animals found on this threatened habitat.
 
The aim of this website is to provide information about Hartlebury Common Local Group and to help all visitors better understand the common and its wide variety of flora and fauna, and therefore enjoy their visits even more.
 
If you would like more information about Hartlebury Common (eg location, car parking, walks etc) go to Worcestershire County Council's website by clicking here

Next meeting - Sunday 24th June

There are no indoor meetings until Monday 10th September when Mike Williams will speak on 'Butterflies I have seen worldwide' at Stourport Sports' Club at 20:00, cost £3-00.

 For more information email: HartleburyCommonLocalGroup@hotmail.co.uk

 

We now have a section which gives detailed reports on the talks at our meetings. Click here to see the report of Owen Raybould's talk on “Foraging plants for free food”.

 

 

 

For more information see the Meetings page by clicking

here .

Hartlebury Common Facebook Page 

We have a public Facebook Group that is available to all members and suporters to tell us what they have seen on the Common, hopefully with photos and videos.  To access the group just go to Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/138575179547215/

July work parties

On Sunday 1st July, Mel Roberts will lead a conservation work party on Hartlebury Common - MEET AT LOWER POOLANDS CAR PARK ?at 09:30 am to clear a section of an overgrown path nearby.  Drinks and biscuits will be available.

For more information contact HartleburyCommonLocalGroup@hotmail.co.uk

On Thursday 5th, Thursday 19th and Saturday 21st July David Shepherd, warden of Hartlebury Common, will lead conservation work parties, meet at 09:30 am at Wilden Top car park, hot drinks and biscuits will be available. For meeting places contact David Shepherd 01905 766155.

See work parties page for dates of work parties up to end September, 

Click here

 

 

 

 

NEWS - Big Lottery Fund 

  

Hartlebury Common Local Group has received £9,400 funding from the Big Lottery Fund for a project called Hartlebury Common - Heathland For All. The aim of the project is to  promote the conservation and value of this historic public green space.  

For more information contact HartleburyCommonLocalGroup@hotmail.co.uk To read the Press release explaining the project in more detail click here.

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